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Poll Results: Which One(s) Do you Own?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 14% of voters (91)
    200R
  • 22% of voters (135)
    300R
  • 18% of voters (112)
    400R
  • 46% of voters (283)
    500R
612 Total Votes  
post #3491 of 4610
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Originally Posted by Ricwin View Post

My build is mostly black with a few bits of white (fans) and few bits of red (fans and graphics cooler). So seeing the big ugly blue heatsinks on the motherboard got me thinking about painting them a different colour as well. Found some information on the internet you might want to read though. it's certainly given me an idea for painting my heatsinks white, and I'll probably take the GPU cooler apart and spray the red parts white to match.

http://forum.overclock3d.net/showpost.php?p=558718&postcount=12
Thanks for the article, painting those heatsinks was going to be my plan, but I'm not sure that he mentions what type of paint he uses? Maybe I overlooked it? He just ways spray paint.

My build will be themed around the dark gray of the 500R I purchased. Black and carbon. I'm waiting on the sleeving to arrive so I can get started. And this idea for the heatsinks being painted will surely add to the visual appeal.

One other question, does anyone familiar with the M5A99FX PRO board know if the heatsinks have thermal paste applied? Or thermal pads.
Edited by Destrto - 5/8/13 at 7:13am
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post #3492 of 4610
He uses a regular automobile bodywork spray paint, which he bought from Halfords.
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post #3493 of 4610
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Originally Posted by Ricwin View Post

He uses a regular automobile bodywork spray paint, which he bought from Halfords.

Ok good to know. Im going to try some Rustoleum on mine. Found a Satin Granite color that goes well with my theme.

Any word on the thermal material on the heatsinks? I dont want to pull them off without knowing if I need to purchase some Thermal tape or pads first.
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post #3494 of 4610
How do I add a build log to my Sig?
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post #3495 of 4610
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Originally Posted by unequalteck View Post

custom backplate? what material?

plexiglass
post #3496 of 4610
If you guys get enough time. Come check out my progress on my Mod/Build Log..
http://www.overclock.net/t/1389527/build-log-destrto3-gets-a-facelift#post_19928444
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post #3497 of 4610
Hello everyone,

Been a lurker on this form from time to time, I myself am in the CMST club but a fellow mate! I built a rig for my friend a while back with the 400r, nice solid case.

Question..

I haven't searched for hours but from what I've gathered a ex 280 xspc will mount in the top but will be very snug? Hes in another state atm other wise id measure and check it out but im not close to him. I have an ex280 soon to not be used from an ray storm 280 kit I bought few months back im going to give him.

His motherboard is the giga 990fx ud3. If that helps for measurements for board vrm heat sink clearance.
Ram is just g skill sniper series so that shouldn't be a height issue. Let me know if possible guys how close that ex 280 would be with 2 25mm xiggy crystal fans on it.

Thanks!
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post #3498 of 4610
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Originally Posted by Airborn View Post

Rewired most of the cables and took the shots during the day for better lighting: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)





Nice build! thumb.gif Have you got a window?
post #3499 of 4610
No sir, Not yet, just got the case a few days ago, Have a few mods planned for it including a window, but that will come in time.
post #3500 of 4610
just a teaser wink.gif cough *300r*

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